"Our director was against the idea at first, but we did this once in 2013 and it worked, I won," said Sagan, who finished 13th after his bike lost its chain in the sprint. Enditem
So, domestically at least, Real Madrid have to be favorites, but after two successive failures in Europe, will they be distracted by the desire to win a 14th Champions League title? Enditem
As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the international table tennis calendar to a grinding halt early in the year, many players, coaches and fans were confined to their homes or their local communities.
"Right now I'm really focused on the US Open, and nothing else I can think about right now," said Williams, who has won six of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at the US Open.
The ITTF is closely cooperating with CTTA to ensure safety measures are in place to protect athletes, coaches, officials and supporting staff within the competition "bubble." Enditem
Top-ranked Belgium secured a 2-0 win in Denmark, while Raheem Sterling converted a penalty in second-half stoppage time to give England a 1-0 victory in Iceland. Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Astana's Alexey Lutsenko took one of the biggest victories of his career on Thursday as he took his first stage win at the Tour de France, beating second-placed Jesus Herrada by 55 seconds in the 191km-ride from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual.
Iran's women team finished fifth in the 2018 Asian Club Championship in Kazakhstan, and Borhani was among the top four scorers of the tournament.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Serena Williams rallied to defeat 2017 winner Sloane Stephens in the US Open third round and move into the women's singles last 16 on Saturday.
Abe, who played an important role in helping Tokyo win the bid to host the Olympic Games seven years ago, will be replaced by one of the three candidates vying for the top post of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) next week. Enditem
The 2017 world champion's previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.